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Ewout JN Groen

Ewout is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Edinburgh studying mechanisms and possible therapies for motor neuron diseases (MND). After obtaining a BSc and MSc in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Utrecht (the Netherlands), Ewout completed a PhD research at the same university on the genetics and biology underlying amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Ewout now works in the laboratory of Prof Gillingwater in Edinburgh studying the childhood-onset MND spinal muscular atrophy. By combining studies in several models of the disease we hope to improve our understanding of its causes and find new ways to develop therapies.

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4 Tips for a Successful Postdoctoral Fellowship Application

By Ewout JN Groen | July 24, 2017

One of the biggest favors you can do for yourself as a postdoc is to get a personal postdoctoral fellowship. Your own funding covers your salary and (often) some research costs as well. As such, you will have a degree of independence that you would not have otherwise. Also, being able to show that you…

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